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The Function of the Cranial Nerves

Board Member: Cassie Peng ·
The cranial nerves are a set of paired nerves in the back of your brain. Cranial nerves send electrical signals between your brain, face, neck and torso. Your cranial nerves help you taste, smell, hear and feel sensations. They also help you make facial expressions, blink your eyes and move your tongue.They are a key part of your nervous system. The cranial nerves emerge from the central nervous system above the level of the first vertebra of the vertebral column. The terminal nerves (0),...